Dec. 17, 2021
Filiera Olivicola Sardegna is raising money to train and hire locals to restore abandoned olive groves in the northwest of the Mediterranean’s second-largest island.
Dec. 9, 2021
In western Sicily’s Belice Valley, Centonze produces award-winning extra virgin olive oil, celebrating the land and history, while focusing on sustainability and innovation.
Dec. 6, 2021
The Mediterranean diet dates back thousands of years. Archaeologists want to make sure its history is always preserved.
Nov. 30, 2021
In many parts of Egypt, yields are expected to be between 50 and 80-percent below the average. However, producers are optimistic about the future.
Nov. 22, 2021
Italy leads the way in social olive farming with projects in Tuscany and Molise that focus on quality, protecting biodiversity and social inclusion of marginalized groups.
Aug. 12, 2021
Sammarinese consume an average of 22 kilograms of olive oil each year, or about a liter every two weeks.
Aug. 4, 2021
The Italian Federation of Independent Olive Growers seeks to promote the culture of small and medium-sized growers and native olive varieties.
Jul. 30, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has decimated Turkey’s fledgling olive oil tourism industry. However, producers believe agritourism is the future of the sector.
Jul. 30, 2021
A new tourism consortium seeks to help producers work more closely with tourism agencies to promote their extra virgin olive oils.
Jul. 20, 2021
Sicily’s oldest olive trees have stories to tell. From farmers overcoming adversity to the island becoming a trade hub, olive oil production played an essential part.
Jul. 12, 2021
Gürbüz defeated Koç to earn his second consecutive title as Turkey’s chief wrestler. He triumphed over 2,160 other entrants, who came from across the country to the northwestern city of Edirne to compete in the centuries-old tournament.
Jan. 5, 2021
By identifying centenary olive trees, the organizers of Sudoliva hope to promote olive oil culture in the Americas and help producers along the way.
Dec. 21, 2020
Volunteers in Toscolano Maderno are demonstrating the economic and social value of abandoned olive trees.
Dec. 9, 2020
In his latest work, Stelios Faitakib seeks to show the long and storied history of Greek olive oil production through a uniquely Greek medium.
Dec. 1, 2020
2020 gave outdoor activities a newfound importance. Efforts are underway to ensure that the olive oil industry is poised to capitalize on the shift.
Nov. 29, 2020
After a series of studies, researchers were able to confirm the content of a bottle found at an archaeological site near Mount Vesuvius was indeed olive oil. The discovery sheds light on the oil's molecular evolution over time.
Nov. 29, 2020
Trade groups fear the widespread implementation of the Nutri-Score nutrition label will dilute the messages about extra virgin olive oil’s health benefits and hurt Italian producers.
Nov. 20, 2020
The president of the Italian Confederation of Farmers recognized Olive Oil Times for its “fundamental role” in reporting on the sector.
Nov. 9, 2020
Across Italy, students and volunteers are flocking to the olive groves to help with the harvest. The olive oil they help produce is destined for those in need from Sicily to Lombardy.